As safe as houses

It has long been accepted that bricks and mortar is a good long term investment. Buying property to let is a sound investment, as long as you 'buy wise' and do your financial homework well. Here are some 'top ten tips'

  1. Research your market
  2. Choose a promising area
  3. Do the maths
  4. Talk to our FA about the best mortgage
  5. Talk to our letting's team early on
  6. Remember to keep in budget - work to a chosen yield
  7. Always consider buying a property requiring improvement
  8. Let us negotiate on the price for you
  9. Know the pitfalls
  10. Let us manage the property on your behalf

To discuss any aspect of buying a property to let, please contact your local office for a confidential and no obligation discussion. We will put you in touch with the right expert to offer sound advice - We're here to help! Call us on 03300 577654.

Oakwood homes offer a 'complete service' for all aspects of property investment - so if you are thinking of buying to let, or already have a portfolio please talk to any member of our team who will be only too pleased to put you in touch with the right experienced person:

  • Acquisition
  • Letting
  • Property Management
  • Impartial Financial Advice
  • All relevant insurance matters
  • Project Management

Call us in confidence on 03300 577654 - Or contact us here.

Conveyancing the essential aspect of buying or selling a home

Whether you're buying or selling, our panel of experienced legal experts will help you move between properties with as little stress as possible. We focus on a quick completion, so you can get on with moving into your new home.

Conveyancing is an essential aspect of buying or selling a home as it's the legal process of transferring property from one person to another. Mortgage lenders are invariably keen to protect their investments and often insist on professional conveyancing services, as well as other parties who may not wish to risk the process falling through.

Conveyancing law can be complex and time consuming, as there are many points to check and consider (these include property searches, title and local area searches) - this is why the majority of home buyers and sellers employ legal experts on their behalf.

To discover more about our conveyancing offering and the service we provide, speak to a member of our team by calling: 03300 577654.

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